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Status

Success

IGS-Optical 7

Launch Time
Sun Feb 09, 2020 01:34 UTC
Flight F41.

Rocket

H-IIA 202
MHI
Status: Active
Price: $90.0 million
Payload to LEO: 10,000 kg
Payload to GTO: 4,100 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 53.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.07 m
Fairing Height: 12.0 m

Mission Details

IGS Optical-7

The IGS-Optical 7 (Intelligence Gathering Satellite) is the last of the third generation Japanese optical reconnaissance satellite. The satellites are operated by the Cabinet Satellite Information Center. The satellite serves both Japan's national defense and civil natural disaster monitoring. Reportedly these satellites are capable of achieving a ground resolution better than 40 centimeters.
Payloads: 1
Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Location

LA-Y1, Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

Stats

2020

9th orbital launch attempt

H-IIA

41st mission
40th successful mission
35th consecutive successful mission